CEYLON 👑 King Sapphire
This padparadscha sapphire rough stone unearthed from Rakwana Mineral, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka yesterday.
Padparadscha sapphire is a special variety of gem corundum, featuring a delicate color that is a mixture of pink and orange ‘ a marriage between ruby and yellow sapphire
The name padparadscha derives from the Sinhalies word ( පද්මරාග ) padmaraga,meaning lotus blossom, as the stone is of a similar color to the lotus blossom
You will often hear that the rarest and most expensive sapphire is the pink-orange padparadscha from Sri Lanka.